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Construction Project Estimator/Co-ordinator

Company: Allen & Bolack Excavating Ltd.

We are a large Manitoba Property Development firm looking for a person with minimum 10-15 years field experience in underground infrastructure to train for this position.


Construction Project Estimator/Co-ordinator


Allen & Bolack Excavating Ltd.
Brandon, MB


November 2019





Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit project estimates to clients.
  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment, materials, subs, etc.) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations.
  • Work with the client from the start of each project to ensure you understand the project scope and vision.
  • Collaborate with engineers, architects, etc. to determine the specifications of the project.
  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements.
  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities.
  • Obtain utility locates.
  • Order project materials required and ensure estimate matches invoice.
  • Evaluate progress and report to upper management.
  • Process change orders.
  • Collaborate with superintendent regarding communication of scope of work.
  • Administer paperwork for project progresses and completions (ie: final completion certificates, stat decs., etc).

Skills & Competencies:

  • Proven working experience in construction management or similar role.
  • Ability to read blueprints and plan sets.
  • Strong knowledge of construction infrastructure materials, processes and equipment.>/li>
  • Familiarity with quality and health and safety standards.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Outstanding negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Team player with leadership abilities.
  • Knowledge of construction/estimating software an asset.
  • Knowledge of MS Office.
  • Critical tinker and problem solver.

Education & Training:

  • Minimum Grade 12 Education
  • Certification would be a definite asset
    • If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to:
      Fax: 204-729-0491
      Mail or Drop Off:
      1540 14th Street East
      Brandon, MB
      R7B 0S3
      ATTN: Operations Manager

      1. Please clearly indicate the position you are applying for in your cover letter or email subject line.
      2. We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
      3. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of licensure, including a clear driving abstract, upon hire, depending on the nature of the position.